April 30, 2012
KBLX Replaces the Kevin Brown Morning Show with Steve Harvey
The station that plays a unique blend of R&B and Smooth Jazz, KBLX loses it long time morning host and program director Kevin Brown. Steve Harvey takes over on May 7. The syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show will continue with Nikki Thomas' news reports and Joe McConnell with traffic. Unlike it's former sister station in New York, 107.5 WBLS- "The Quiet Storm" 102.9 KBLX will survive under separate ownership. Also being replaced is on-air personality Antoine Davis.
RADIO ONLINE - Entercom/San Francisco will begin operating KBLX-FM/San Francisco under a time brokerage agreement (TBA) beginning May 1. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved the TBA and the sale of KBLX to Entercom. The transaction is expected to close later this year. Steve Harvey's syndicated show will begin airing mornings on Monday, May 7. A search for a new PD is underway.
"Entercom couldn't be more excited to start working with a tremendous heritage brand like KBLX. KBLX has done a magnificent job of serving the local community, and we look forward to continuing to do that at Entercom," said VP/Market Manager Dwight Walker. "Adding Steve Harvey in the morning makes KBLX better. His mass appeal will resonate with KBLX listeners and bring in a wider audience over time."
Steve Harvey - "KBLX has a long history in San Francisco and I truly feel blessed to be a part of their lineup... " Continue reading more- Radio Online